Monthly Archives: July 2012

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Looking around Ystad and a Swedish grocery store

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(written by Dave) First up, thanks to all who sent birthday wishes.  I don’t feel that much older.  One year ago we were riding in Malaysia and I broke a spoke on my real wheel.  On my birthday this year … Continue reading

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We made it to Sweden – Old and new friends in Ystad

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(written by Dave) Picking up from where we left off…  The ferry ride worked out great.  I know that readers are probably starting to think all this talk of Nancy and boats not getting along is nothing but a myth.  … Continue reading

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Soaking wet in three countries (24/19,239ks, 100m)

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(written by Dave) We woke up again today to light rain on the tent.  We probably would have rolled over and gone back to sleep had it not been Sunday.  Sunday in this part of the world means all the … Continue reading

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To the island – Grambin to Neppermin (56/19,215ks, 140m)

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(written by Nancy) We woke up to the sound of rain outside this morning so didn’t feel quite so bad about taking the soft option of the cabin last night.  We weren’t planning on going too far today so didn’t … Continue reading

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From UM to UER- Melzow to Grambin (100/19,159ks, 260m)

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(written by Dave) Today we rode from UM to UER.  At least that’s what the state name abbreviations on our map say.  We are not sure what the full names are but we probably couldn’t pronounce them correctly anyway (jump … Continue reading

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When shortcuts aren’t shortcuts – Waldsieversdorf to Melzow (92/19,059, 450m)

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(written by Nancy) Well, when is a shortcut not a shortcut?  When it goes through the forest on a sandy path…  More on that later. It turned out to be a peaceful night at the campground – no wild parties … Continue reading

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Another day, another German forest and another broken spoke – Zaue to Waldsieversdorf (84/18,967ks, 260m)

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(written by Nancy) (25 July, posted 26 July) Other than a couple of groups singing songs as they passed along the trail by our tent to the beach the campsite was peacefully quiet.  I actually slept through some of and … Continue reading